Minnesota Apple Crisp recipe

Minnesota Apple Crisp

Minnesota Apple Crisp is a classic American dessert consisting of baked sweetened apples topped with a crispy streusel made from flour, oats, sugar, and butter. It’s a comforting and easy to make dessert that everyone enjoys.


  • 6 cups peeled and sliced apples (about 6 medium-size apples)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold and cut into small cubes
  • Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream, for serving (optional)


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 345
  • Total Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 33mg
  • Sodium: 8mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 59g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 44g
  • Protein: 1g


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the sliced apples with the lemon juice, 1/4 cup of flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg until the apples are coated evenly.
  3. Transfer the apple mixture to a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine 1/2 cup of flour, oats, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and cinnamon until well mixed.
  5. Add the cold cubed butter to the dry mixture and work the mixture with your fingers until it becomes crumbly and resembles coarse sand.
  6. Sprinkle the mixture over the apples in the baking dish.
  7. Bake the apple crisp for 45-50 minutes, or until the filling is bubbly and the top is golden brown and crispy.
  8. Remove from the oven and let cool for a few minutes before serving.
  9. Serve the apple crisp hot or warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream, if desired.

Additional Notes

This Apple Crisp recipe makes about 8 servings. You can use any variety of sweet apples such as Honeycrisp or Golden Delicious. The crisp can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Cooking Time

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 50 minutes


Makes 8 servings





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